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FRIENDS OF DESFORD SURGERY -  PATIENT PARTICIPATION GROUP 

The Friends of Desford Surgery are looking for enthusiastic new members to join them in supporting the Medical Centre. The group meet 4 times a year, and represent the voice of patients, and also attend regular meetings within the wider Clinical commissioning group. Additionally, the group produce a quarterly newsletter for patients, as well as organise fundraising and health awareness events. If you are interested in joining the group, please contact Mrs Anju Maini, at the Surgery. Thank you!

 

Appointments can now be booked on line.  Please contact the Surgery, if you wish to use this facility.  Details will be provided on how to register.

 

MINOR CONDITIONS THAT CAN BE TREATED WITH A MEDICATION THAT IS AVAILABLE TO BUY OVER THE COUNTER FROM YOUR LOCAL PHARMACY:        

  • Acne                                                                         
  • Burns or Scald                                                 
  • Constipation
  • Coughs/colds/flu.nasal congestion
  • Cold sores of the lip
  • Cystitis(women)
  • Cradle cap
  • Dandruff
  • Dental care - prevention
  • Dry/sore/tired eyes
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dry skin
  • Ear wax build up
  • Excessive sweating(hyperhidrosis)
  • Hay fever/allergic rhinitis
  • Indigestion/heartburn
  • Infant colic
  • Insect bites or stings
  • Migraine/headache
  • Mouth Ulcers
  • Pain
  • Head lice
  • Nappy rash
  • Oral thrush
  • Piles (haemorrhoids)
  • Ringworm/athlete's foot
  • Sore throat
  • Sunburn/sun protection
  • Teething/mild toothache
  • Threadworm
  • Thrush genital
  • Travel/ motion sickness
  • Warts/verrucae

If at any time you are concerned about your condition, or of your symptoms are not improving after a few days treatment, contact the pharmacist or the surgery for more advice.

 
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